Late June is an excellent time to buy summer stuff and here’s why: There’s still plenty of summer left, and things like sandals and bathing suits are on super-sale. Like these classic lace-up espadrilles from Spanish espadrille stalwarts Castañer that are a mere $48 right now at Moda Operandi. The insole is lightly cushioned, the laces are meant to be wrapped around your ankles, and the pale-pink color goes with pretty much anything. In other Castañer sale news, these wedges adorned with a crab on the toe are $58 (80 percent off) at Net-a-Porter, these bright-red wedges are $90 (40 percent off) at Shopbop, and these denim flats are $57 (40 percent off) over at Matches Fashion.
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